IRANIAN MINISTER MAKES PUBLIC PRISONER SWAP OFFER TO US

NEW YORK - Iran's top diplomat on Wednesday made public an offer to the U.S. government for a prisoner swap that he said he made six...

CLERGY CALL FOR FIRING OF 2 OFFICERS INVOLVED IN SHOOTING

Clergy and community leaders called Wednesday for the immediate firing of two Connecticut police officers who opened fire on a car...

 
 
 

NRA SUES LOS ANGELES OVER DISCLOSURE LAW FOR CONTRACTORS

LOS ANGELES - The National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring companies that want city contracts...

‘The appendix of the skeleton': Why are more and more people born with this useless bone?

‘THE APPENDIX OF THE SKELETON': WHY ARE MORE AND MORE PEOPLE BORN WITH THIS USELESS BONE?

There's a good reason you've never heard of the fabella, a tiny bone embedded in the tendon of the knee. The bone, whose name means...

 
 
 

OFFICIALS LOOK TO BAN DEPORTATION FLIGHTS AT COUNTY AIRPORT

SEATTLE - Officials are looking to block deportation flights carried out for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from an airport...

RECURRENT FLOODING DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGE A ‘NEW REALITY', TRUDEAU SAYS DURING GATINEAU VISIT

GATINEAU, Que. - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says recurring springtime flooding is a consequence of climate change and citizens need...

 
 
 

TWO TEAMS RETOOLED FOR THE PLAYOFFS WILL BE PUT TO THE TEST IN RAPS-76ERS SERIES

TORONTO - The Toronto Raptors significantly retooled their team for a deep playoff run this season. So did the Philadelphia 76ers,...

SURVEY: COMMUTERS FED UP, WANT ACTION NOW ON TRANSPORTATION

BOSTON - Massachusetts commuters are increasingly fed up with traffic congestion and transit delays, so much so that some are considering...

 
 
 

REP. KING COMPARES CRITICISM OF HIM TO PERSECUTION OF CHRIST

CHEROKEE, Iowa - Iowa Republican Steve King says the criticism he has faced from fellow members of Congress over his offensive remarks...

ONTARIO CONSIDERS CUTTING OHIP TRAVEL COVERAGE, CITES HIGH ADMINISTRATION COSTS

TORONTO - Ontario is considering ending a government-run travel insurance program that partly covers the cost of emergency health services...

 
 
 

ALBERTA'S 47 LEGISLATURE NEWBIES MEET UNDER THE DOME FOR ORIENTATION DAY

EDMONTON - Alberta's 47 new provincial politicians gathered at the legislature today to learn the ropes of their new jobs. Legislature...

BRITNEY SPEARS TO FANS: ‘ALL IS WELL' DESPITE FAMILY STRESS

NEW YORK - Britney Spears says that though her family has been stressed lately, she's doing OK. The pop star on Tuesday posted a video...

 
 
 

AT JOURNALIST'S BELFAST FUNERAL, PRIEST ASKS WHY ‘IN GOD'S NAME' IT TOOK A MURDER FOR POLITICIANS TO COME TOGETHER

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - The funeral to celebrate the life of slain journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by dissident republicans...

NRA BESET BY INFIGHTING OVER WHETHER IT HAS STRAYED TOO FAR

The National Rifle Association is gathering this week for its annual meeting amid inner turmoil the likes of which have not been seen...

 
 
 

COSBY RENEWS ATTACKS ON TRIAL JUDGE AS HE SEEKS BAIL

PHILADELPHIA - Imprisoned actor Bill Cosby is renewing attacks on a Pennsylvania trial judge as he again seeks bail while he appeals...

‘GRABHER' LICENCE PLATE NOT DANGEROUS, FORMER SEX RESEARCHER TELLS N.S. COURT

HALIFAX - A former sex researcher has told a Nova Scotia court she doesn't believe that a licence plate bearing the surname of a retiree...

 
 
 

ROETHLISBERGER TO REMAIN WITH STEELERS THROUGH 2021

PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers have reiterated repeatedly during an eventful off-season that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger remains...

Skydiver reunited with prosthetic leg he lost 10,000 feet up

SKYDIVER REUNITED WITH PROSTHETIC LEG HE LOST 10,000 FEET UP

Dion Callaway lost his left leg in a skydiving accident two years ago. He lost its replacement on Sunday. Callaway, 39, shattered his...

 
 
 

THE BIG BADS OF THE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE ALL KIND OF SUCK - WITH A FEW NOTABLE EXCEPTIONS

It's no secret that a great villain can make or break a movie. So, you could be forgiven for assuming that superhero movies and their...

FEDERAL OFFICIALS TO REVIEW WISCONSIN GUARD ASSAULT PROTOCOL

MADISON, Wis. - Gov. Tony Evers and U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin said Wednesday that federal military officials have granted their request...

 
 
 



Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

A week after two Illinois parents reported their 5-year-old son as missing, the boy's body was found in a rural area of a Chicago suburb. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when authorities detonated it

The controlled detonation of a World War II bomb caused widespread damage in the southern German city of Regensburg on Wednesday. Some 4,500 residents were evacuated before the... Read more ...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or college grads

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger; announcement expected later today

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is getting a new contract that will be announced Wednesday, according to published reports. Read more ...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone number written on his shoes

Border Patrol agents found a crying migrant toddler sitting alone in a cornfield on Tuesday, the Customs and Border Protection agency said. The child had his name and some... Read more ...

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

The department store is betting that easy returns will drive foot traffic to its stores. Shares of Kohl's stock spiked with the news. Read more ...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for Anadarko, topping Chevron's

Anadarko Petroleum shares surged 12% on Wednesday after Occidental Petroleum made a bid for the petroleum company. The $38 billion offer tops Chevron's $33 billion bid for... Read more ...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number of Democratic investigations

President Donald Trump said his administration will be "fighting all the subpoenas" House Democrats throw their way. Trump's comments come as several committees are locked in... Read more ...